Specifically designed for skilled Canadian and Mexican workers who wish to gain employment in the United States. The applicant must be in an eligible job category in order to apply for this type of visa.
A TN-Visa application can be defined as a person who is not abandoning their foreign country's residence and is planning on coming to the United States on a temporary basis to work for a company. This temporary visa expires after one year and can be renewed again after the year is up for an additional year.
The category "Professionals Under The North American Free Trade Agreement" is available only to citizens of Mexico and Canada. Under the North American Free Trade occupation in another NAFTA country provided that:
The spouse and unmarried, minor children of the principal applicant are entitled to the derivative status, but they are unable to accept employment in the United States. Applicants entering under this classification are considered non-immigrants.